Social Security

The Social Security Administration is the agency that offers The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program which pays benefits to adults and children with disabilities who have limited income and resources. They also offer Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program for people with disabilities that have a strong work history and paid into the Social Security System for at least 5 out of the last 10 years. 

Disability Rights TN is an advocacy agency that has a variety of helpful resources including information on social security. 

The Arc Tennessee is an advocacy agency that offers a variety of supports and services for individuals with disabilities and their families. They have an SSI Tip Sheet will all the essential information regarding the process.

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The Disability Benefits Center is an online resource that offers information and supports regarding the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program.

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Disability Benefits Help is an online resource that offers information and resources regarding social security programs, the application process, and contact information for all of the Tennessee social security offices.

Memphis, TN - Muse Disability Services, Inc., based in Memphis but serves all counties, helps individuals in developing and presenting their disability claims before the Social Security Administration.

Sparta, TN - Social Security Disability Advocates includes staff of Social Security specialists that help persons with the application process when seeking Social Security disability benefits. They are located in Sparta, TN but serve all counties.

Knoxville, TN - Located in Knoxville, TN but serving various counties, Drozdowski & Rabin, PLLC provides SSDI and SSI advocacy services. They offer legal representation to people who are unable to work and are seeking either Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.